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    Texas tornado totals teen’s truck; Chevrolet gives him a new one

      In a video gone viral, a Texas teen found his world spinning out of control as his red Chevrolet pickup truck was blown over and tossed about by tornadoes in the Elgin and Round Rock areas March 21. The twister near Austin overturned the red pickup truck driven by 16-year-old Riley Leon, then spun […] More

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    Missouri Driver Shortage

    In an announcement from the American Trucking Association in October 2021, it was stated that the U.S. had a shortage of 80,000 drivers and that shortage could rise to 160,000 in the next 10 years. This shortage has led to long shifts and burnout for many veteran drivers like Hugo Rolin of St. Louis, Missouri. […] More

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    A week in the life of a truck driver

    The trucking life can seem idyllic at times: driving the open roads, seeing parts of the country many people will never get to experience, meeting people from all walks of life, and the freedom of being out there on your own with no one looking over your shoulder. There’s a lot to love about a […] More

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    THE MANUAL TRANSMISSION: Is driving a stick a lost art?

    Only around 18% of American drivers know how to drive a vehicle with a manual transmission, according to U.S. News and World Report. That’s not many people who can handle stomping the clutch pedal, moving the stick shift, engaging the gear, lifting the clutch, hitting the gas, and so on.   Many of the people […] More

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    Truckers share opinions on parking at MATS

    The Mid America Trucking show (MATS) welcomed thousands of truck drivers March 24-26 to the Kentucky Exposition Center.  While attendees spent plenty of time eyeing new show trucks, checking out useful (and just funny) products and filling their swag bags, drivers also had an opportunity to share their thoughts on the top challenge they face […] More

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    Too much beer! Overload causes traffic mess

      Commuters in Arvada, Colo., encountered an unusual hitch in traffic March 18 when a trailer carrying beer collapsed while on I-76 and Wadsworth.   The Arvada Police Department told CBS 4 Denver that the trailer was improperly loaded with the brews which caused it to give way under the weight. Interstate 76 was closed […] More

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    Migrants Rescued from Dangerous Conditions inside Tractor Trailer

    U.S. Border Patrol agents in El Paso, Texas discovered and rescued 24 immigrants that were being smuggled into the U.S. from unsafe travel conditions. This took place during two different instances. At the first, agents inspected a tractor trailer parked at an intersection and found 16 individuals packed inside a cargo container with insufficient ventilation.  […] More

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    Meals with Montgomery Transport

    Meals with Montgomery Transport: Microwave meatloaf will blow your mind 🤯 Full recipe at the end of the video! Check them out on TikTok @montgomerytransport Microwave meatloaf will blow your mind 🤯 Made for truck drivers who like to cook in the cab 😎 #cookinginthecab #truckdrivermealprep #flatbedlife #meatloaf #flatbedlife ♬ In Love With You – […] More

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    New women-only board at FMCSA aims to tackle barriers

    As women are significantly underrepresented in the trucking industry, holding only 24 percent of all transportation jobs, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is hoping to address that.  The FMCSA recently announced it is searching for women to make up its newly created Women of Trucking Advisory Board (WOTAB).   […] More

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